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17 November 2012
An interview (and a special offer) with one of the most interesting publishers of fiction and non fiction: The Folio Society
13 December 2011
We celebrate the Charles Dickens bicentenary with a visit to the author’s museum at No. 48 Doughty Street
10 November 2011
Docent Fiorella Squillante gives the case for Naples as we continue the search for Context City of Literature 2011.
3 November 2011
The search for the Context City of Literature—and our exploration of the connections between literature and travel in general—is just…
28 October 2011
Docent Cedrik Verdure gives his views on why Paris should be named Context City of Literature 2011. 1. Paris is…
27 October 2011
The search for Context’s City of Literature heads back over the Atlantic now, as docent Alex Goldfeld brings us the case for Boston.
26 October 2011
Docent Francesca Frulla here gives us the arguments for Venice as Context City of Literature 2011…
24 October 2011
Continuing the search for Context City of Literature 2011, docent Kristin Stasiowski gives the arguments for Florence.
21 October 2011
We talk to François von Hurter of Bitter Lemon Press about the appeal of translated crime fiction.
19 October 2011
The search for Context’s City of Literature 2011 continues with Julian Smith-Newman giving the case in favour of Berlin…
15 October 2011
There is a scene in Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene where the main protagonist Jim Wormold, a vacuum cleaner salesman and reluctant spy, finds himself playing a game of draughts with Captain Segura, Havanaʼs very genial but also corrupt Chief of Police…
14 October 2011
London’s literary credentials are impeccable and date back to the earliest development of English as a literary language in the 14th century.
13 October 2011
Place is important in my writing. I think that holds for much of my reading too. When trying to think of a novel that evoked a sense of place, I found myself dragging book after book from my shelves. Perhaps I could write about…
10 October 2011
Nikitas Palantzas makes the case for Istanbul’s literary credentials as we search for the Context City of Literature, 2011.
7 October 2011
All this month on the Context blog, we’ll be deciding the Context ‘City of Literature’ for 2011. Our docents in…